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Smart farming: AI technologies for sustainable agriculture

Changing climatic conditions, the shortage of skilled workers, the use of pesticides - a wide range of factors have an impact on the quality and flow of agricultural processes. Researchers are aiming to make this more efficient and sustainable by means of cloud and AI technologies.

Nov 2nd, 2021

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Microalgae help purify water and synthesize biofuels

Scientists showed that green microalgae Chlorella sorokiniana can be used for cleaning wastewater from a toxic pyrene. Algae absorb pyrene and at the same time change their metabolism to adapt to stressful conditions. As a result, more lipids are formed in algae, from which safe biofuels can be efficiently synthesized.

Oct 27th, 2021

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A jacket from a jacket from a jacket...

Manufacture, wear, wash, incinerate: This typical life cycle of garments, which pollutes the environment, is to be changed in the future - towards principles of circular economy with recycling at its core. Using an outdoor jacket made from PET bottles and recycled materials, researchers have investigated whether the product actually delivers what the idea promises.

Sep 30th, 2021

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